‘Clear the Shelters’: Pets Find New Homes in Chicago Area

Hundreds of pets were adopted as part of NBC and Telemundo's initiative to "Clear the Shelters" Aug. 15.

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Chris Coffey
The daughter of NBC 5 investigative reporter Chris Coffey makes friends with Jolie at a Downers Grove adoption center. Send your adoption photos to isee@www.nbcchicago.com!
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New pet parents find a pup at the Anti-Cruelty Society.
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This dog found a new home!
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Lots of cats and kittens are finding homes, too!
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NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter is helping "Clear the Shelters" at the Anti-Cruelty Society!
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This puppy found a new home.
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Sarah Marlene Ahlberg
People started lining up outside PAWS Chicago early Saturday to take part in "Clear the Shelters!"
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Asante, Emma (NBCUniversal, WMAQ)
This dog is ready to be adopted from the Anti-Cruelty Society.
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Orphans of the Storm is packed with people waiting to adopt a new furry friend.
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Orphans of the Storm.
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Sarah Marlene Ahlberg
Crowds gather at PAWS Chicago ready to adopt.
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new cat adopted black cat
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Coffey, Chris (NBCUniversal)
Downers Grove pets Crowded at West Suburban Humane Society!
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Naperville HS crowd Very crowded front desk at the Naperville Humane Society-Alexandra Whittaker
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Orphans of the storm
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Oreo, the dog—the first adoption at the Naperville Humane Society.
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Coffey, Chris (NBCUniversal)
Martin Walles just adopted McMuffin, a 5-month-old pug-chihuahua mix.
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Asante, Emma (NBCUniversal, WMAQ)
Orphans of the storm
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Orphans of the storm
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Orphans of the storm
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Naperville Humane Society -Alexandra Whittaker
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Naperville Humane Society -Alexandra Whittaker
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Asante, Emma (NBCUniversal, WMAQ)
Fwd: HSCA clear the shelter Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Rachel Delaney
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Pistotti, Sherene (NBCUniversal)
Photos from Anti-Cruelty Society - Clear the Shelters
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Photos from Anti-Cruelty Society - Clear the Shelters
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Coffey, Chris (NBCUniversal)
Jennifer Reyes and James Gecosala of LaGrange Park just adopted a 3-month-old cat at West Suburban Humane Society.
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Naperville Humane Society
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Carlson, Susan (NBCUniversal)
PAWS Tinley Park lobby was packed. People were lined up before they started at 11.
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Emmit and a family looking to adopt a sibling for their dog!
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
This is Dino, a lab-shepherd mix.
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
This is Monkey, a 1-year-old pit mix available for adoption at Found Chicago.
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
This is a monkey, a pit mix at Found Chicago hoping to find a forever home!
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
Monkey, a pit mix at Found Chicago, waits to meet potential families during Clear the Shelters!
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A family learns more about Dino, a lab-shepherd mix at Found Chicago!
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Emmit at Found Chicago! Emmit is playing with a family who is looking to add another dog to their home!
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
A family plays with Monkey, a pit mix, after putting in an adoption application at Found Chicago!
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Carlson, Susan (NBCUniversal)
Jenny Benitez adopts Taffy from PAWS Tinley Park!
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
Monkey (right) meets, and kisses, a dog whose family is looking to find it a sibling at Found Chicago!
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Carlson, Susan (NBCUniversal)
Michelle Okla adopts General Chow from PAWS Tinley Park!
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Joe Cool (Chief) was reunited with his owner this morning! His owner posted his picture on Facebook and one the staff members at the Humane Society of the Calumet area saw him and recognized the face. He was the first one of the day.
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Carlson, Susan (NBCUniversal)
Lexi Minor adopts Cicily from PAWS Tinley Park!
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HSCA Adoptions 2 Sent from my iPhone
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Michelle Groeper
The line at TAILS Humane Society DeKalb started to form at 6:15 this morning! At one point, there were over 70 people in line. Their first cat adoption was Trevor and first dog adoption was Hailey!
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Coffey, Chris (NBCUniversal)
Lynn, the Cat, is at West Suburban Humane Society looking for a forever family.
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
This is Monkey, a pit mix available at Found Chicago.
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Fisher, Alexandria (NBCUniversal)
This is Emmit, a pit mix available for adoption at Found Chicago.
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